A Robot-Based Tool for Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation of Elderly People Using Biofeedback
AbstractThis publication presents a complete description of a technological solution system for the physical and cognitive rehabilitation of elderly people through a biofeedback system, which is combined with a Lego robot. The technology used was the iOS’s (iPhone Operating System) Objective-C programming language and its XCode programming environment; and SQLite in order to create the database. The biofeedback system is implemented by the use of two biosensors which are, in fact, a Microsoft band 2 in order to register the user’s heart rate and a MYO sensor to detect the user’s arm movement. Finally, the system was tested with seven elderly people from La Santa y Real Casa de la Misericordia nursing home in Bilbao. The statistical assessment has shown that the users are satisfied with the usability of the system, with a mean score of 79.29 on the System Usability Scale (SUS) questionnaire. View Full-Text
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Lopez-Samaniego, L.; Garcia-Zapirain, B. A Robot-Based Tool for Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation of Elderly People Using Biofeedback. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2016, 13, 1176.
Lopez-Samaniego L, Garcia-Zapirain B. A Robot-Based Tool for Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation of Elderly People Using Biofeedback. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016; 13(12):1176.Chicago/Turabian Style
Lopez-Samaniego, Leire; Garcia-Zapirain, Begonya. 2016. "A Robot-Based Tool for Physical and Cognitive Rehabilitation of Elderly People Using Biofeedback." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 13, no. 12: 1176.
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